Sentence Examples

  • The mouth leads into the oesophagus, which extends straight down the body nearly to the aboral end or " ampulla," where it dilates into a stomach, from which the ascending limb of the U-shaped alimentary canal passes directly to the anus.
  • The reproductive organs lie on the left side, near the aboral end, both ovary and testis being present in the same individual in some of the species.
  • This view of the surfaces is, however, disputed by De Selys-Longchamps, who regards the aboral extremity of the adult as the posterior end.
  • Aboral) surface of the disk.
  • Accepting the homology of these apical systems with the calycinal system, the theory would regard the aboral pole of a sea-urchin or starfish as corresponding in everything, except its relations to the sea-floor, with the aboral pole of a fixed echinoderm.

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